Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Melanagromyza pubescens

Melanagromyza pubescens Hendel, 1923

on Artemisia


The larva is associated the lower parts of the plant, but otherwise the biology is unknown. Practically all species of the genus are internal stem borers, but in this case it is doubted by Pakalniškis (1996a).

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Artemisia vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Černý (2001a, 2011a), Černý, Andrade, Gonçalves & von Tschirnhaus (2018a), Černý & Bächli (2018a), Černý & Merz (2007a), Cerny & Vála (1996a, 1999a), Cikman & Sasakawa (2007a), Ci̇velek, Çikman & Dursun (2008a), Hering (1955b, 1856a), Pakalniškis (1983a, 1990a, 1996a), Papp & Černý (2015a), Sasakawa (1997b), Scheirs, De Bruyn & von Tschirnhaus (1996a), Spencer (1957d, 1972a, 1976a), von Tschirnhaus (1999a, Zlobin (1986b).

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